Tyne and Wear HER(11643): High Spen, coal mining site - Details
High Spen, coal mining site
Coal Mining Site
Post medieval coal mining site, with tramway, drift (HER 6945 and 6947) mine shaft and ventilation shaft visible as earthworks and structures on air photographs of 1947. Levelled mostly by 1977.
English Heritage Hadrian's Wall WHS Mapping Project, 2008, 1443045; Aerial Photograph RAF CPE/UK/2352 3218 04-OCT-1947